Tanker market report dated 5 October 2018

 The highlight of this week’s trading has been an impressive spike in spot VLCC rates, with daily TCE earnings up to their highest level since April last year. The Middle East and West African markets have been supported by an extended period of healthy enquiry from Asian buyers, although weather delays in the Far East have also helped. 

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